Cybersecurity News


ISC urges updates of DNS servers to wipe out new BIND vulnerabilities

The security flaws could lead to remote exploitation.
30 April 2021

XDR Pushing Endpoint Detection and Response Technologies to Extinction

Ironically, EDR's success has spawn demand for technology that extends beyond it.
29 April 2021

Babuk Ransomware Gang Mulls Retirement

Babuk Ransomware Gang Mulls Retirement The RaaS operators have been posting, tweaking and taking down a goodbye note, saying that they'll be open-sourcing their data encryption malware for other crooks to use.
29 April 2021

Researchers Connect Complex Specs to Software Vulnerabilities

Following their release of 70 different vulnerabilities in different implementations of TCP/IP stacks over the past year, two companies find a common link.
29 April 2021

F5 Big-IP Vulnerable to Security-Bypass Bug

F5 Big-IP Vulnerable to Security-Bypass Bug The KDC-spoofing flaw tracked as CVE-2021-23008 can be used to bypass Kerberos security and sign into the Big-IP Access Policy Manager or admin console.
29 April 2021

API Hole on Experian Partner Site Exposes Credit Scores

Student researcher is concerned security gap may exist on many other sites.
29 April 2021

New Terminal Software Module Introduced in PCI Secure Software Standard Version 1.1

 

Today, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published version 1.1 of the PCI Secure Software Standard and its supporting program documentation. The PCI Secure Software Standard is one of two standards that are part of the PCI Software Security Framework (SSF). The PCI Secure Software requirements provide assurance that payment software is designed, engineered, developed and maintained in a manner that protects payment transactions and data, minimizes vulnerabilities, and defends itself from attacks.

29 April 2021

'BadAlloc' Flaws Could Threaten IoT and OT Devices: Microsoft

More than 25 critical memory allocation bugs could enable attackers to bypass security controls in industrial, medical, and enterprise devices.
29 April 2021

Experian API Leaks Most Americans’ Credit Scores

Experian API Leaks Most Americans’ Credit Scores Researchers fear wider exposure, amidst a tepid response from Experian.
29 April 2021

People with dyslexia have skills that we need, says GCHQ

People with dyslexia have skills that we need, says GCHQ

UK surveillance agency says it has long valued neuro-diverse analysts – including Alan Turing

Apprentices on GCHQ’s scheme are four times more likely to have dyslexia than those on other organisations’ programmes, the agency has said, the result of a drive to recruit those whose brains process information differently.

GCHQ says those with dyslexia have valuable skills spotting patterns that others miss – a key area the spy agency wants to encourage as it pivots away from dead letter drops and bugging towards high-tech cybersecurity and data analysis.

Related: GCHQ releases 'most difficult puzzle ever' in honour of Alan Turing

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29 April 2021

Multi-Gov Task Force Plans to Take Down the Ransomware Economy

Multi-Gov Task Force Plans to Take Down the Ransomware Economy A coalition of 60 global entities (including the DoJ) has proposed a sweeping plan to hunt down and disrupt ransomware gangs by going after their financial operations.
29 April 2021

Your Digital Identity's Evil Shadow

Your Digital Identity's Evil Shadow In the wrong hands, these shady shadows are stealthy means to bypass security systems by hiding behind a proxy with legitimate IP addresses and user agents.
29 April 2021

COVID-19 Results for 25% of Wyoming Accidentally Posted Online

COVID-19 Results for 25% of Wyoming Accidentally Posted Online Sorry, we’ve upchucked your COVID test results and other medical and personal data into public GitHub storage buckets, the Wyoming Department of Health said.
29 April 2021

The Challenge of Securing Non-People Identities

Non-people identities, which can act intelligently and make decisions on behalf of a person's identity, are a growing cybersecurity risk.
29 April 2021

FBI teams up with ‘Have I Been Pwned’ to alert Emotet victims

The data breach notification site now allows you to check if your login credentials may have been compromised by Emotet

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29 April 2021

Anti-Vaxxer Hijacks QR Codes at COVID-19 Check-In Sites

Anti-Vaxxer Hijacks QR Codes at COVID-19 Check-In Sites The perp faces jail time, but the incident highlights the growing cyber-abuse of QR codes.
29 April 2021

SaaS Attacks: Lessons from Real-Life Misconfiguration Exploits

SaaS Attacks: Lessons from Real-Life Misconfiguration Exploits There is a way to protect users from deceptive OAuth apps, misconfigurations and misappropriated user permissions. SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) takes an automated approach to tracking, and even remediating, the exploitable misconfigurations in organizations’ SaaS apps.
29 April 2021

Task Force Seeks to Disrupt Ransomware Payments

Some of the world's top tech firms are backing a new industry task force focused on disrupting cybercriminal ransomware gangs by limiting their ability to get paid, and targeting the individuals and finances of the organized thieves behind these crimes.
29 April 2021

DoppelPaymer Gang Leaks Files from Illinois AG After Ransom Negotiations Break Down

DoppelPaymer Gang Leaks Files from Illinois AG After Ransom Negotiations Break Down Information stolen in April 10 ransomware attack was posted on a dark web portal and includes private documents not published as part of public records.
29 April 2021

Paleohacks data leak exposes customer records, password reset tokens

The leak wasn’t dealt with until Amazon was contacted directly.
29 April 2021